Traits:DownwardConveyor

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Downward conveyor

Downward conveyor: Organisms that live vertically in the sediment, typically heads-up at the surface, and that ingest particles at the surface and egest them as faeces at depth in the sediment (adapted from Kristensen et al., 2012).






Definition adapted from Kristensen et al., 2012. What is bioturbation? The need for a precise definition for fauna in aquatic sciences. MEPS 446: 285-302



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Organisms that live vertically in the sediment, typically heads-up at the surface, and that ingest particles at the surface and egest them as faeces at depth in the sediment (adapted from Kristensen et al., 2012). +
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